The 10 Best Lunch Spots in Georgia!

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but a good lunch can help turn a bad morning into a great afternoon. Georgia’s lunch scene has plenty of variety, from quick bites to filling meals and everything in between. Take a break and enjoy fabulous fare at these 10 best lunch spots in Georgia. 

1. Le Petit Marche, Atlanta, GA

This “little market” is the breath of freshness your lunch has been missing. Focusing on fresh, wholesome foods that taste good and are good for you, this place isn’t about healthy fast food—it’s healthy food fast! Their lunch lineup includes a unique variety of paninis, upgraded salads, soups, street tacos, and sandwiches. 

2. Crystal Beer Parlor, Savannah, GA

It’s a little off the beaten path for many, but their fans agree it’s well worth the trip. Cozy, exposed brick digs make the perfect backdrop for menu packed with classic favorites. Their service is quick, too, a plus if you’re on a short lunch break. Their menu covers everything from fried green tomatoes and burgers to nachos and seafood.

3. Village Burger, Multiple locations

This three-location burger joint is everything a neighborhood lunch spot should be: quick, efficient, and delicious. Grab a seat inside or enjoy a nice day on their patio as you indulge in some of the best burgers in the state. Make sure you save room for their frozen custard, a perfect little pick-me-up that will have you coming back sooner than later.

4. Big City Bread Cafe, Athens, GA

There’s never a bad day to enjoy a fresh lunch here—they’re open seven days a week! Part bakery, part restaurant, you can have your cake and eat it, too. Their lunch favorites include sandwiches made with preservative-free bread and nitrate-free deli meats and gluten-free meals.

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5. BJ’s Family Restaurant, Toccoa, GA

It’s downhome southern cookin’ at its finest. This place is the go-to choice for meat-and-three plates and the best sweet tea in town. Specials change daily, but the price is always reasonable. 

6. Plucked Up - Chicken and Biscuits, Columbus, GA

This place is about as close to Grandma’s kitchen as you can get when dining out. Home cooked favorites are made fresh and served steaming hot, all well within your lunch hour limits. The only downside is they’re not open for dinner, too.

7. Tramici, St. Simons Island, GA

This family-friendly Italian place attracts its fans with delicious Italian food and some of the best prices in town. Their menu includes brick-oven pizza, pasta favorites like spaghetti and lasagna, chicken, veal, and even local seafood options. Their atmosphere makes it the perfect place for a business lunch that’s sure to impress.

8. Home Grown GA, Atlanta, GA

Complete with an old-fashioned lunch counter and rounded barstools, this place is everything a lunch hotspot should be. They make getting homegrown lunches affordable for every budget so you can eat healthy every day of the week. It’s the next gen of the “meat and three” and will easily become your new go-to favorite.

9. The Cookie Shoppe, Albany, GA

Don’t let the name fool you—there’s plenty of healthy goodness inside, too! Part cookie craftery, part deli, and part caterer, the Cookie Shoppe is the perfect place to get a little something sweet with your healthy lunch. They specialize in a hearty variety of sandwiches, salads, and homemade soups. A made-from-scratch cookie will keep a smile on your face all the way back to the office.

10. Three Crazy Bakers, Moultrie, GA

Whether you’re sticking to counting calories or you want to indulge your taste buds, you’ll find just what you’re looking for at Three Crazy Bakers. Fresh sides like broccoli and fruit complement their extensive selection of roll-ups. They also feature fresh burgers and quiche to give your lunch a flavor upgrade.  

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